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    44 (11-20)
    July 22, 2019
    (20:10 min)

    Who wants to live in a Smart City?

    The antennae and boxes, about the size of a handbag, have become more visible in New York over the last few years. They sit atop street lights, buildings, and other convenient locations. They are part of the ShotSpotter system and they listen for gunshots. When a shot is fired, the sensors can triangulate its location to within 25 metres. It then immediately sends an audio file to a support team. A review takes place using both machine learning and human input to determine if the sound was a real gunshot or something else that sounds similar, such as a firework. If determined to be real, the police are notified. They can then arrive at the location already knowing how many shots were fired and whether the shooter is moving. Luke Templeman, Analyst on the Thematic Research team, explores what it would be like living in a ‘Smart City’.
    July 10, 2019
    (15:40 min)

    Huawei: is it business or personal?

    If we are to believe the prognostications about its future impact, 5G certainly occupies a crucial geopolitical dimension. The ability to control the Internet of Things via vastly reduced latency and higher speed is a serious weapon in the hands of an adversary. Peter Garber, Global Strategist, outlines three possible main objectives of the Trump administration.
    July 4, 2019
    (14:23 min)

    What are you having for dinner?

    Tiffany Kanaga, US and Nizla Naizer, EMEA, two retail analysts, offer some food for thought around the rapidly evolving grocery industry. From click & collect to at home delivery to meal kits to other very nascent options like autonomous vehicles, there’s an explosion of more convenient ways by which your supermarket is trying to sell you bananas.
    June 25, 2019
    (14:40 min)

    The 12 'Fed Listens'

    For the first time ever the Fed is undertaking a thorough academic review of its policy strategy, tools, and communication practices. The reviewers are some 30 academic experts on monetary policy and macroeconomics. Listen to Peter Hooper, Global Head of Economic Research, discussing the background to the review, the low-rate monetary policy and what a downturn could mean for financial stability.
    May 28, 2019
    (10:51 min)

    Factor investing in corporate credit

    Factor investing has become popular across asset classes, but interestingly less so in Credit markets. Listen to Caio Natividade, Head of Cross Asset Quantitative Research, Jose Gonzales, Cross Asset Quantitative Researcher and Richard Phelan, Head of European Credit Research, discuss why credit has fallen behind and how the team has developed a framework for factor investing in this particular asset class.
    May 22, 2019
    (11:39 min)

    Global Wealth Managers: Out of the pit stop – into the fast lane

    Global high-net worth wealth grew by 4 percent in 2018. This growth is far below past years as a more challenging market environment negatively affecting asset performance. Wealth Management business valuations decreased by more than 20% in 2018. Kai Upadek, Head of Wealth Management, Oliver Wyman and Kinner Lakhani, Head of European Equity Research & European Banks Strategist, Deutsche Bank discuss the outlook.
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